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S. 346: National Volcano Early Warning and Monitoring System Act

A bill to provide for the establishment of the National Volcano Early Warning and Monitoring System.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Lisa Murkowski

Sponsor. Senior Senator for Alaska. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jun 15, 2017
Length: 10 pages

Feb 8, 2017


Ordered Reported on Mar 30, 2017

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on March 30, 2017.


21% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

See Instead:

H.R. 4475 (same title)
Ordered Reported — Dec 13, 2017


Feb 8, 2017

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Mar 30, 2017
Ordered Reported

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Jun 15, 2017
Reported by Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources

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Passed Senate (House next)

Passed House

Signed by the President

S. 346 is a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

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